Japanese “Dagashi” is popular all over the world.
This time, we will introduce sweets that are especially popular among women.
A stick-shaped corn puff snack sold by Yaokin.
It is one of Japan’s most popular snacks and is so popular that there is no one who doesn’t know about it.
Since its launch in 1979, 60 different flavors have been released.
It was 10 yen in Japanese yen from the beginning of sales, but the price was raised to 12 yen.
No.2 Kinako stick
this is sweet candy
Kinako sticks are traditional snacks made by kneading sugar, starch syrup, and other ingredients into sticks and dusting them with kinako (roasted soybean flour).
35 yen for 1 bag
No.3 Potato fries
This sweet is a dagashi made by coating potato powder and wheat flour in a tempura-like batter and deep-frying it.
Launched in 1980, sales doubled, especially from 2011 to 2020, selling 75 million bags annually. The reason for the increase in sales is that people who used to buy them as cheap sweets when they were children have grown up and are now buying them as snacks to go with alcohol, and are now being bought by a wide range of generations.
45 yen for 3 pieces per bag
No.4 Fu confectionery
Fugashi is a Japanese confectionery that uses wheat gluten as the main ingredient.
The sweets in this photo come in a pack of 8, but they are also sold individually.
No.5 Yocchan squid
How this sweet is seasoned with vinegar.
The price of squid, which is an ingredient, is soaring due to poor catches.
50 yen per bag